Footbag FAQ:

Frequently-Asked Questions

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Available Sections:

  1. Footbag In General

    What are the main footbag sports in a nutshell?

    How do I learn to play?

    Where did footbag come from?

    Is footbag really an organized sport?

    Where can I find the Rules of Footbag Sports?

    How do you play footbag four-square?

    Is there a footbag club in my area?

    Is there a footbag tournament or other event coming up in my area?

    Where can I buy a good footbag?

  2. World Records

    What are the current footbag records?

    What makes a footbag record "official"?

    Are footbag records really listed in the Guinness Book?

  3. Freestyle

    What is "freestyle" footbag? Isn't that just "hack"?

    I know about "Jester", but what other freestyle moves are there?

    How can I really learn this sport? Can this website teach me?

    What is the difference between "footbag" and "hacky sack"?

    What shoes do people play freestyle footbag with?

    Do I really need special shoes to play freestyle?

    How do I lace and modify my Rod Laver shoes for freestyle?

    How can I make my own footbag?

    Where can I buy a good footbag, and which kind should I get?

    How should I break in my new footbag so it stalls easily?

  4. Advanced Freestyle

    What is all this "op in [dex]..." stuff about?

    What does "paradox" mean?

    What was the original Jobs Notation proposal?

  5. Help with using

    Do I have to be a member to use this site?

    How can I reset my password or my e-mail associated with my membership?

    Where do I send e-mail if I have a question?

    How do I get my site listed on your "Links" section?

    How do I create a club listing?

    How can I use my e-mail alias most effectively?

    Can I copy and use text, photos, and/or videos from your site on my own site?

    How do I get my address off your mailing list(s)?

    I am doing a research project involving footbag; can you help me with it?

  6. Forum Policies

    Why don't you enable private messages on the forum?

  7. E-mail Opt In/Out

    How do I get off your mailing list?

    OLD: What are the general policies for posting to the announcements list?

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